Monk Happenings

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Spring 2023

Br. Stanley Rother Wagner gave a talk at Quincy University in Quincy, IL, titled “I Surrender: Christian Perfection and the Monastic Journey,” on March 2. He also defended his master’s thesis, “Their Rank in the Community: The Evolving Voca…

Monday, October 31, 2022

Fall 2022

Br. John Mark Falkenhain presented a week-long workshop on human formation for the international Monastic Formator’s Program in Assisi, Italy ...

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Summer 2022

Fr. Christian Raab gave a Theology on Tap talk for young adults on the topic of “Encountering Christ in Prayer” at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany, IN, in May....

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Spring 2022

Fr. Jeremy King served on the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Corrections Ministry Committee and participated in a panel discussion at the annual Corrections Conference on October 9 in Indianapolis. He is a ...

Friday, September 3, 2021

Summer 2021

Fr. Harry Hagan gave the annual retreat for Conception Abbey and for Assumption Abbey in May. Br. Michael Reyes premiered a new song commissioned by the Epiphany Catholic Church in Louisville, KY, in early June. He also was one of six…

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Spring 2021

Fr. Adrian Burke, using Zoom, presented conferences for the Cathedral of the Assumption (Louisville, KY) parish retreat (Nov. 14-15, 2020); ...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Winter 2021

Fr. Jonathan Fassero was honored with a plaque featuring his name and photo on the Wall of Faith at Marian High School in Mishawaka, IN. He was a member of the Class of 1968.

Friday, October 30, 2020

Fall 2020

Fr. Christian Raab led an online “Make Your Quarantine Your Cloister” retreat for young adults. Over 600 people enrolled, either through Facebook or through the retreat website.

Friday, July 31, 2020

Summer 2020

Br. Stanley Wagner had an article published in the June 2020 issue of American Benedictine Review titled “‘A Strong Sign of Unity’: The Divine Office and Community Integration at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 1870-1970.”

Friday, May 1, 2020

Spring 2020

Fr. Mateo Zamora preached at the Mass for his 25-year high school reunion at Holy Angel University in Angeles City, Philippines, on December 28.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Winter 2020

Fr. Christian Raab published a review of Dawn Eden Goldstein’s Sunday Will Never Be the Same: A Rock and Roll Journalist Opens Her Ears to God in the September 30 issue of Homiletic and Pastoral Review.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Fall 2019

Br. Lorenzo Penalosa has completed the propaedeutic year at the Pontifical Institute of Liturgy (Sant’ Anselmo) in Rome and received a Bachelor of Sacred Liturgy (SLB).

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Summer 2019

Fr. Anthony Vinson offered the Lenten day of recollection for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis presbyterate on April 2 at Fatima Retreat House. His topic was “A Look at St. Albert the Great: Human Formation – Journeying with the Wounds of Ch…

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Spring 2019

Fr. Christian Raab gave a talk titled “Our Lady for Our Times” at the University of Evansville Newman Center, Evansville, IN, on November 28.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Winter 2019

Fr. Matthias Neuman presented a program on “The Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church” at the Benedict Inn in Beech Grove, IN, on Tuesday evenings in April and October. The presentations covered the great doctrinal councils

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Fall 2018

Fr. Denis Robinson traveled to Rome to lead a 10-day study tour for the Saint Meinrad World Church Program in June. He then took a mini-sabbatical to London for his jubilee of ordination during July.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Summer 2018

Fr. Joseph Cox was appointed socius/assistant novice-junior master. He will continue his work with the oblates, in the library, and as secretary to the Council and Chapter.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Spring 2018

Archabbot Kurt Stasiak and Br. John Mark Falkenhain attended the annual North American Abbots and Priors Workshop at St. Joseph’s Abbey in Covington, LA, on February 2-3. Br. John Mark was the main presenter on the topic of “Defining and Fo…

Monday, November 27, 2017

Fall 2017

Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, Fr. Prior John McMullen, Fr. Justin DuVall, Fr. Adrian Burke, Fr. Subprior Guerric DeBona and Br. John Mark Falkenhain traveled to Conception Abbey, Conception, MO, to attend the 46th General Chapter of the Swiss Ame…

Monday, November 27, 2017

Summer 2017

Br. Giles Mahieu received the Indiana Senate Certificate of Achievement for 50 years of service to the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Volunteer Fire Department in April.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Spring 2017

Br. John Mark Falkenhain was on sabbatical in Washington, D.C., where he completed a draft for a book on celibacy formation to be published by Liturgical Press in 2018.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Winter 2017

Fr. Anthony Vinson spoke at the appreciation dinner for vocations to priesthood, permanent diaconate and those in the consecrated life on October 25 at the Huntingburg Event Center, Huntingburg, IN. His topic highlighted the seminary pastor…